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Aaron Ness | Defenseman | #55

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 184
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (40) / NYI
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Aaron Ness will be a healthy scratch on Monday night when the Washington Capitals host the Calgary Flames.
It will be the sixth straight game Ness watches from the press box. The defenseman hasn't played since November 7th. He has just one assist in eight game so far this season. Also scratched for the Capitals is forward Nathan Walker. Nov 20 - 6:50 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Aaron Ness won't dress tonight when the Washington Capitals play the Minnesota Wild.

Ness will sit for the fifth straight game. With only one point in eight games, head coach Barry Trotz won't be in a rush to get him back into the lineup any time soon. Nathan Walker will also be scratched tonight.
Nov 18 - 7:33 PM

Aaron Ness will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Arizona.

Ness has one assist in seven games this season, so he won't carry much fantasy value. Nathan Walker will also serve as a healthy scratch in this one.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 6 - 7:09 PM

Aaron Ness will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Canucks.

This will be Ness' fourth consecutive game in the press box. He has no goals and one assist in six games this season. Nicklas Backstrom (illness) will also miss tonight's game.
Oct 26 - 9:55 PM

Aaron Ness was returned to AHL Hershey on Sunday.

Ness has five points in 39 career NHL games. He also has five goals and 16 points in 41 games for the Bears this season.
Feb 26 - 1:03 PM

Aaron Ness will play against the Oilers on Friday.

Ness has five points in 37 career NHL games. He also has five goals and 16 points in 41 games for the Bears this season.
Source: Katie Brown
Feb 24 - 6:31 PM

Aaron Ness has been called up by the Washington Capitals.

Ness has five goals and 16 points in 41 AHL games this season. He was called up back in Washington, but didn't end up playing for the Capitals during that stint.
Feb 23 - 3:13 PM

Aaron Ness was returned to AHL Hershey on Sunday.

Ness is up to two points through eight games with the Caps this season, bringing his career totals to five points in 37 games. Unfortunately that suggests he isn't worthy much in fantasy.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 12:04:00 PM

Aaron Ness has been summoned by the Washington Capitals.

Ness has three goals and nine points in 17 AHL contests in 2016-17. The 26-year-old blueliner has five points in 37 career NHL contests.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 06:07:00 PM

Aaron Ness has been placed on waivers by the Washington Capitals.

Washington plans to send Ness to AHL Hershey should he clear. Ness had six goals and 27 points in 62 AHL games last season.
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 01:11:00 PM

Aaron Ness has inked a two-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals.

Ness had two assists in eight games with Washington in 2015-16. He also had six goals and 27 points in 62 AHL contests.
Sat, Jun 25, 2016 08:40:00 PM

Minor league defenseman Aaron Ness is making a good impression on the Washington Capitals.

Ness was called up on a few occasions during the regular season and while he had no points in eight games, the Caps like his play in the defensive zone. Do not be surprised if he gets a thorough look-see at training camp although he will not have any fantasy value.
Sat, May 21, 2016 07:44:00 AM

Aaron Ness has been sent to the minors.

Ness was called up in case they needed an extra defenseman on Thursday, but he ended up serving as a healthy scratch. He has two goals and 15 points in 32 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Fri, Feb 5, 2016 11:21:00 AM

Aaron Ness has been called up by the Washington Capitals.

Taylor Chorney has been battling the flu, so Ness might be the team's backup plan in case Chorney can't play Thursday night. Ness has two assists in eight games with Washington this season.
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM

Aaron Ness has been assigned to the minors.

He has zero points, eight shots and a plus-4 rating in eight appearances with the Capitals this season.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 12:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Jakub Vrana
4Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Anthony Peluso
6Devante Smith-Pelly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Taylor Chorney
6Christian Djoos
7Madison Bowey
8Aaron Ness
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer